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VILLA, Eliana Aparecida  and  ARANHA, Antonia Vitoria Soares. Health professionals' formal education and pedagogy registered in Brazil's Family Health Program work. Texto contexto - enferm. [online]. 2009, vol.18, n.4, pp.680-687. ISSN 0104-0707.

The objective of this paper was to investigate the knowledge produced in practice and in knowledge working relationships established among professionals and users of the Brazilian Family Health Program. Qualitative research was chosen based on the ergology referential. The subjects were 19 members of three family health teams. Data were collected through structured interviews and field observation. Data was analyzed by a qualitative approach based on the ergology referential. Analysis revealed that work is a developmental locus of the health care professionals who act as pioneers in the Brazilian amily Health Program construction, in a knowledge construction and reconstruction process, exchanging experiences and complementing each other's work. This study also revealed knowledge contained in the workers' bodies that rearticulates, with self-transformation through their activities occurring, which is indispensable for continued professional care and development.

Keywords : Teamwork; Health education; Family health program.

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